Ulla Christensen

Ulla Christensen

Associate Professor


  1. 2014
  2. Published

    Negative aspects of close social relations and 10-year incident ischaemic heart disease hospitalization among middle-aged Danes

    Lund, Rikke, Rod, Naja Hulvej, Thielen, Karsten, Nilsson, Charlotte Juul & Christensen, Ulla, Oct 2014, In: European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 21, 10, p. 1249-1256 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Stressful social relations and mortality: a prospective cohort study

    Lund, Rikke, Christensen, Ulla, Nilsson, Charlotte Juul, Kriegbaum, Margit & Rod, Naja Hulvej, Aug 2014, In: Journal of epidemiology and community health. 68, 8, p. 720-727 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Personality in Late Midlife: Associations With Demographic Factors and Cognitive Ability

    Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Molbo, Drude, Christensen, Ulla, Osler, Merete, Avlund, K. & Lund, Rikke, Feb 2014, In: Journal of Aging and Health. 26, 1, p. 21-36 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    The relationship between cognitive ability and demographic factors in late midlife

    Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Flensborg-Madsen, Trine, Molbo, Drude, Fagerlund, B., Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke, Osler, Merete & Avlund, K., Feb 2014, In: Journal of Aging and Health. 26, 1, p. 37-53 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Association of physical workload and leisure time physical activity with incident mobility limitations: a follow-up study

    Mänty, M., Møller, Anne, Nilsson, Charlotte Juul, Lund, Rikke, Christensen, Ulla & Avlund, K., Aug 2014, In: Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 71, 8, p. 543-8 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Educational intervention and functional decline among older people: The modifying effects of social capital

    Poulsen, T., Siersma, Volkert Dirk, Lund, Rikke, Christensen, Ulla, Vass, Mikkel & Avlund, K., May 2014, In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 42, 3, p. 295-303 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Do colleagues influence our lifestyle: the matter of smoking, body mass index and leisure-time physical activity?

    Quist, H. G., Christensen, Ulla, Carneiro, I. G., Hansen, J. V. & Bjørner, Jakob Bue, Oct 2014, In: Preventive Medicine. 67, p. 166-70 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Influence of lifestyle factors on long-term sickness absence among female healthcare workers: a prospective cohort study

    Quist, H. G., Thomsen, Birthe Lykke Riegels, Christensen, Ulla, Clausen, T., Holtermann, A., Bjørner, Jakob Bue & Andersen, L. L., 2014, In: BMC Public Health. 14, p. 1-8 8 p., 1084.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Desire for Parenthood, Beliefs about Masculinity, and Fertility Awareness among Young Danish Men

    Lykke-Sylvest, Randi, Christensen, Ulla, Hammarberg, K. & Schmidt, Lone, 2014, In: Reproductive System & Sexual Disorders. 3, 127, p. 1-5 5 p., 1000127.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. 2013
  12. Published

    Main and combined effects of musculoskeletal pain frequency and avoidant coping on sickness absence: Findings from a prospective cohort study

    Christensen, Ulla, Schmidt, Lone, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E. & Lund, Rikke, 3 Sep 2013, In: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 45, p. 1042-1048

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Healing a vulnerable self: Exploring return to work for women with mental health problems.

    D.Nielsen, M. B., Rugulies, R., Hjortkjaer, C., Bültmann, U. & Christensen, Ulla, 2013, In: Qualitative Health Research. 23, 3, p. 302-312

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    Encounters between workers sick-listed with common mental disorders and return-to-work stakeholders. Does workers' gender matter?

    D.Nielsen, M. B., Madsen, I. E. H., Bültmann, U., Christensen, Ulla, Diderichsen, Finn & Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Jan 2013, In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 41, 2, p. 191-197

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Psychosocial work environment factors and weight change: a prospective study among Danish health care workers

    Gram Quist, H., Christensen, Ulla, Christensen, Karl Bang, Aust, B., Borg, V. & Bjørner, Jakob Bue, 2013, In: BMC Public Health. 13, p. 43

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. 2012
  17. Published

    The joint effect of unemployment and cynical hostility on all cause hostility

    Christensen, Ulla, Kriegbaum, Margit, Rod, Naja Hulvej, Osler, Merete & Lund, Rikke, 2012, In: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 66, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  18. Published

    The effect of enterprise size on the risk of hospital treated injuries among all male manual construction workers in Denmark, 2000-2006

    Holbæk Pedersen, B., Hannerz, H. & Christensen, Ulla, 2012, In: Safety Science Monitor. 16, 1, 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  19. Published

    Lifetime occupational physical activity and musculoskeletal aging in middle-aged men and women in Denmark: Retrospective cohort study protocol and methods

    Møller, Anne, Mortensen, O. S., Reventlow, Susanne, Skov, P. G., Andersen, J. H., Rubak, T. S., Hansen, Åse Marie, Andersen, L. L., Lund, Rikke, Osler, Merete, Christensen, Ulla & Avlund, K., 2012, In: JMIR Research Protocols. 1, 2, p. e7

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Health, work, and personal-related predictors of time to return to work among employees with mental health problems.

    Nielsen, M. B. D., Bültmann, U., Madsen, I. E. H., Martin, M., Christensen, Ulla, Diderichsen, Finn & Rugulies, R., 2012, In: Disability and Rehabilitation. 34, 15, p. 1311-1316 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Impact of Social Capital on 8-year Mortality Among Older People in 34 Danish Municipalities

    Poulsen, T., Siersma, Volkert Dirk, Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke, Vass, Mikkel & Avlund, K., 2012, In: Journal of Aging and Health. 24, p. 1202-1222 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. 2011
  23. Published

    How do musculoskeletal pain, avoidant coping and sickness absence relate to each other? Findings from a prospective cohort study.

    Christensen, Ulla, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Thielen, Karsten, Nygaard, E., Schmidt, Lone & Lund, Rikke, 2011, In: European Journal of Public Health. 21, supplement 1, p. 122 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Predictors of return to work in employees sick-listed with mental health problems: findings from a longitudinal study

    D.Nielsen, M. B., Madsen, I. E. H., Bültmann, U., Christensen, Ulla, Diderichsen, Finn & Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, 2011, In: European Journal of Public Health. 21, 6, p. 806-811 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Solo mother by donor - the plan B of motherhood. A perspective on person-centered reproductive medicine

    Frederiksen, M. E., Christensen, Ulla, Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, T. & Schmidt, Lone, 2011, In: The International Journal of Person Centered Medicine. 1, 4, p. 800-807 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Excessive drinking and history of unemployment and cohabitation in Danish men born in 1953

    Kriegbaum, Margit, Christensen, Ulla, Osler, Merete & Lund, Rikke, 1 Aug 2011, In: European Journal of Public Health. 21, 4, p. 444-8 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    Reduced probability of smoking cessation in men with increasing number of job losses and partnership breakdowns

    Kriegbaum, Margit, Larsen, A. M., Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke & Osler, Merete, 2011, In: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 65, 6, p. 511-516 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Are negative aspects of social relations predictive of angina pectoris? A 6-year follow-up study of middle-aged Danish women and men

    Lund, Rikke, Rod, Naja Hulvej & Christensen, Ulla, 2011, In: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Enterprise size and risk of hospital treated injuries among manual construction workers in Denmark: a study protocol

    Pedersen, B., Hannerz, H., Christensen, Ulla & Tüchsen, F., 2011, In: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology (London). 6, 11, 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Measuring aspects of social capital in a gerontological perspective

    Poulsen, T., Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke & Avlund, K., 1 Dec 2011, In: European Journal of Ageing. 8, 4, p. 221-232

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. 2010
  32. Published
  33. Published
  34. Published

    Return to work among employees with common mental disorders: study design and baseline findings from a mixed-method follow-up study

    Nielsen, M. B. D., Bültmann, U., Amby, M., Christensen, Ulla, Diderichsen, Finn & Rugulies, Reiner Ernst, Dec 2010, In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 38, 8, p. 864-72 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. 2009
  36. Published

    CAMB - Copenhagen Aging and Midlife Biobank. Perspektiver for fremtidig forskning

    Avlund, K., Bruunsgaard, H., Christensen, Ulla, Fiehn, N., Hansen, Åse Marie, Holm-Pedersen, P., Jepsen, E., Molbo, Drude, Mortensen, Erik Lykke, Osler, Merete & Lund, Rikke, 1 Oct 2009, In: Miljø og Sundhed. 15, suppl. nr. 1, p. 81-88 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  37. Published

    Job losses and accumulated number of broken partnerships increase risk of premature mortality in Danish men born in 1953

    Kriegbaum, Margit, Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke & Osler, Merete, 2009, In: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 51, 6, p. 708-13 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    The impact of social relations on the incidence of severe depressive symptoms among infertile women and men

    Lund, Rikke, Sejbæk, C. S., Christensen, Ulla & Schmidt, Lone, 2009, In: Human Reproduction. 24, 11, p. 2810-2820 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Effect on response rates of stamps vs a pre-printed business reply envelope in a mailed follow-up survey among middle-aged Danish men.

    Osler, Merete, Juhl, M., Lund, Rikke, Andersen, A. N., Kriegbaum, Margit & Christensen, Ulla, 2009, In: International Journal of Epidemiology. 38, 4, p. 1156-1157 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    The longitudinal impact of partner coping in couples following 5 years of unsuccessful fertility treatments

    Peterson, B. D., Pirritano, M., Christensen, Ulla, Boivin, J., Block, J. & Schmidt, Lone, 2009, In: Human Reproduction. p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. 2008
  42. Published

    Contextual factors and social consequences of incident disease.

    Christensen, Ulla, Kriegbaum, Margit, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Mortensen, Ole Steen & Diderichsen, Finn, 2008, In: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Supplement 1, p. A33 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Contextual factors and social consequences of incident disease.

    Christensen, Ulla, Kriegbaum, Margit, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted, Mortensen, O. S. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2008, In: European Journal of Public Health. 18, p. 454-59

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    Metropolit. Project Metropolitan 1953, Copenhagen, Denmark. Documentation report: Volume 3: The 2004 survey.

    Christensen, Ulla, Holstein, B. E., Kriegbaum, Margit & Osler, Merete, 2008, København, Danmark: Museum Tusculanum. 296 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

  45. Published

    The qualitative research interview

    Christensen, Ulla, Schmidt, Lone & Dyhr, Lise, 2008, Resarch methods in public health. Vallgårda, S. & Koch, L. (eds.). København, Danmark: Gyldendal Akademisk, p. 63-90 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  46. Published

    Accumulated broken partnerships and job losses as risk factors for premature mortality.

    Kriegbaum, Margit, Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke & Osler, Merete, 2008, The 16th Nordic Demographic Symposium: Family Forerunners? Families and Demographic Processes in Northern Europe.. Nisén, J. (ed.). Helsinki, Finland: 978-952-226-001-7, p. 38 1 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsResearch

  47. Published

    Job loss and broken partnerships: do the number of stressful life events influence the risk of ischemic heart disease in men?

    Kriegbaum, Margit, Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke, Prescott, Eva & Osler, Merete, 2008, In: Annals of Epidemiology. 18, 10, p. 743-5 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Distress from social relations and angina pectoris: a 6-year follow-up study of middle-aged Danish men and women.

    Lund, Rikke & Christensen, Ulla, 2008, In: Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. supplement 1, p. A18 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Exposure to bullying at school and depression in adulthood: A study of Danish men born in 1953.

    Lund, Rikke, Nielsen, K. K., Hansen, D. H., Kriegbaum, Margit, Molbo, Drude, Due, P. & Christensen, Ulla, 2008, In: European Journal of Public Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Loss to follow up did not bias associations between early life factors and adult depression

    Osler, Merete, Kriegbaum, Margit, Christensen, Ulla, Lund, Rikke & Andersen, A. N., 2008, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 61, 9, p. 958-963 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    Rapid report on methodology: does loss to follow-up in a cohort study bias associations between early life factors and lifestyle-related health outcomes?

    Osler, Merete, Kriegbaum, Margit, Christensen, Ulla, Holstein, B. & Andersen, A. N., 2008, In: Annals of Epidemiology. 18, 5, p. 422-424 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  52. Published

    The impact of partner coping in couples experiencing infertility.

    Peterson, B. D., Pirritano, M., Christensen, Ulla & Schmidt, Lone, 2008, In: Human Reproduction. 23, 5, p. 1128-1137 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  53. Published

    Economic consequences of incident disease: the effect on loss of annual income.

    Rayce, S. L., Christensen, Ulla, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted & Diderichsen, Finn, 2008, In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 36, 3, p. 258-264 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  54. 2006
  55. Published

    Contextual factors and social consequences of incident disease

    Christensen, Ulla, Kriegbaum, Margit, Hougaard, C., Rayce, S. L., Mortensen, O. S. & Diderichsen, Finn, 2006, In: European Journal of Public Health. 16, 1, p. 213-14

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearch

  56. Published

    Coping with unemployment: does educational attainment make any difference?

    Christensen, Ulla, Schmidt, Lone, Kriegbaum, Margit, Hougaard, Charlotte Ørsted & Holstein, B. E., 2006, In: Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 34, 4, p. 363-370 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  57. Published

    Functional ability at age 75: is there an impact of physical inactivity from middle age to early old age?

    Christensen, Ulla, Støvring, N., Schultz-Larsen, K., Schroll, M. & Avlund, K., 2006, In: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 16, 4, p. 245-251 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  58. Published

    Group cohesion and social support in exercise classes: results from a danish intervention study.

    Christensen, Ulla, Schmidt, Lone, Budtz-Joergensen, Esben & Avlund, K., 2006, In: Health Education & Behavior. 33, 5, p. 677-689 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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